16 December 2004: Departing NASA chief recommended as next LSU chancellor, AP
"A search committee unanimously recommended O'Keefe for the post Thursday afternoon and the LSU Board of Supervisors also unanimously voted to offer him the job that evening."
16 December 2004: O'Keefe accepts LSU position, Houston Chronicle via Orlando Sentinel
"I am delighted to be the seventh chancellor of Louisiana State University," O'Keefe said to board Chairman Stewart Slack. "I accept, sir."
15 December 2004: Media Advisory Sean O'Keefe to Visit LSU Campus Wednesday and Thursday, LSU